Open-Rank Dental Hygiene Faculty

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Open-Rank Dental Hygiene Faculty

Appointment Type:

Open Rank


Full Time



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Position Summary:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Adams School of Dentistry is seeking a full-time, year-round faculty member for the Dental Hygiene Program in the Division of Comprehensive Oral Health. This is a full-time clinical or tenure track position at the associate or full professor level. Responsibilities will include didactic, preclinical and clinical teaching of undergraduate and graduate dental hygiene and dental students; participation in program and institutional activities; community and professional service; mentoring undergraduate and graduate student research projects; faculty mentoring, and participation in substantive and collaborative research with development and publication of scholarly work.

Educational Requirements:

Applicants must have graduated from a CODA accredited Dental Hygiene Program. A Master’s Degree or higher in relevant field is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

A minimum of five years of full-time academic experience and preference of five years of dental hygiene clinical practice is required. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating full-time teaching experience with undergraduate and graduate dental hygiene and dental students.

Demonstrated evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, mentoring, patient care, continuing education, community service, leadership, research, and scholarship is expected. Curriculum Vitae should demonstrate dedication to teaching, leadership and scholarly activity. The successful candidate should enjoy interacting with students, have excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, decision-making, verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusivity and collegiality.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.




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Job No:
Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 3/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time